Skea Family History

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Skea Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Shea, Kea, Sea, Asker, Sala, Sada, Shen, Sa, Sama, Ken

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Skea Family Origin

Where is the Skea family from?

Skea Family Occupations

What did your Skea ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Skea. 17% of Skea men worked as a Labourer and 38% of Skea women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skea were Druggist and Real Estate

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    17%
  • Accountant
    9%
  • Contractor
    9%
  • Druggist
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    38%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Nurse
    13%
  • Real Estate
    13%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Skea Historical Records

What Skea family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Skea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skea census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Skea

Passenger List

There are 786 immigration records available for the last name Skea. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 480 military records available for the last name Skea. For the veterans among your Skea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skea Life Expectancy

What is the average Skea lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Skea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Skea in 1964 was 74, and 37 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skea

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skea ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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